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Finances & Divorce

Category: Finances & Divorce

Who Gets the Stimulus Check?

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Covid-19 has ravaged nations worldwide. Nearly three million people have died, and over 100 million have gotten ill due to the coronavirus. In the United...

Pension Rights After Divorce in New Jersey

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

When spouses divorce, the primary economic focus is on the marital home, the bank accounts of each spouse, their vehicles, and their personal possessions. The...

Proving Financial Abuse in Divorce

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Often, one spouse tries to use his/her financial advantage to force a more favorable divorce settlement. For example, a professional who earns a high income...

Rehabilitative Alimony

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

In New Jersey, there are actually different types of alimony that are used for different circumstances. When a marriage lasts for at least 20 years, open...

DIVIDING ASSETS IN DIVORCE

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

In the divorce world, the law in New Jersey calls the process of splitting assets and debts equitable distribution. There is a 3-step process for dividing...

PROTECTING INHERITANCE FROM DIVORCE

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Are inheritances protected in divorce? Is my inheritance protected in divorce? How do I go about protecting inheritance in divorce? Can your spouse take your...

Spousal Support, Maintenance & Alimony in a Same Sex Divorce

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Many same-sex couples ask us to explain how same sex spousal alimony works in New Jersey. They want to know whether the rules about how much same sex spousal...

Is It Time to Reassess Your Financial Goals?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Written by guest writer, Claudia E. Mott, CFP®, CDFA™, Epona Financial Solutions The Coronavirus pandemic provides a unique opportunity to review your...

What You Need To Know About Divorce Debt in New Jersey

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Approximately 40-50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. The average American carries a personal debt of $90,460. Therefore, divorce debt can...

Alimony and the Mortgage Application Process

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Written by guest writer, Glenn Davis, Benchmark Lending Divorce is difficult – and sadly your love life isn’t the only thing that may suffer. Getting...

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LGBTQ Rights in New Jersey

A recent study found that New Jersey is a great place for LGBTQ persons to live because of the state's recognition of them. The state is a leader in ensuring their equality and continues to be at the forefront of civil rights today. Conversion Therapy Conversion therapy is the practice of trying...

April 13, 2021 Read More

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Who Gets the Stimulus Check?

Covid-19 has ravaged nations worldwide. Nearly three million people have died, and over 100 million have gotten ill due to the coronavirus. In the United States alone, more than half a million people have passed away, and thirty million have contracted the virus. Along with the human tragedy has...

April 8, 2021 Read More

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Talking to Kids About Divorce

Probably the most painful conversation you’ll ever encounter is talking to kids about divorce. This conversation will likely have a profound impact on your children and remain with them for a long time. Plan Together on the Best Way to Tell Your Children About Divorce Work together and...

April 7, 2021 Read More

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